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Popularity
84k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Misty

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: American
  • Meaning: Covered With Mist, Dew
  • #698 All Time
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Boys

How popular is the name "Misty" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1944990
1945550
194715150
1948660
1949550
195014140
1951990
1952770
195319190
195416160
195533330
195626260
195736360
195839390
195977770
19602122120
19612662660
19622922920
19633443440
19644314310
19654904900
19666806800
19677887880
19688428420
19699499490
19701,1511,1510
19711,5001,4937
19722,4312,4265
19733,4873,47512#90 girl name
19744,4494,43712#66 girl name
19755,5685,55216#47 girl name
19765,9275,90720#46 girl name
19776,3326,31418#40 girl name
19785,8535,83320#43 girl name
19795,8135,78627#42 girl name
19805,5625,54220#49 girl name
19814,8134,79914#61 girl name
19824,0804,07010#74 girl name
19833,1993,18811#87 girl name
19842,8062,79214#98 girl name
19852,4222,4139
19861,9771,9716
19871,7211,7138
19881,4061,4060
19891,2281,2208
19909969960
19919419410
19927417410
19935985980
19944884880
19954124120
19963693690
19973253250
19983073070
19992412410
20002422420
20011991990
20021661660
20031641640
20041281280
20051361360
20061111110
200792920
200884840
20091031030
201067670
201176760
201264640
201340400
201462620

Want to know about the populiarty of Misty? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 84,487 babies born with the name Misty in the United States. That's more than enough Misties to occupy the country of Andorra with an estimated population of 78,115 (as of July 1, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1944 when it was given to 9 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Misty" was in 1977 with a total of 6,314 babies. (That's a lot of baby Misties)

According to the 1978 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Misty" ranks #64 in popularity as a baby girl's name in North Dakota. Imagine that, 17 babies in North Dakota have the same name as you in 1978. Across the entire United States a total of 5,853 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Misty" mean?

Misty (American): Covered With Mist, Dew

The name "Misty" is of American origin and it means "Covered With Mist, Dew". It's a name commonly given to girls.

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

S is for sincere, a model of truth.

T is for tried, tried and true you.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Your name in reverse order is "Ytsim". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ymtis". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Misty popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Misty in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Misty

Misty Mundae

Misty Mundae is a film actress, musician, and model. Misty was born in 1979 as Erin DeWright in East St. Louis, Illinois, United States.

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Misty May

Misty May is a volleyball player. Misty was born in 1977 in Los Angeles, CA, USA.

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Misty Rowe

Misty was born in 1952 as Mistella Rowe in Glendora, California, U.S.

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Past life for Misty born Oct 7, 1993

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of New Guinea approximately on 725. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

Name poster for Misty

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